New Exhibit Opens on Saturday, October 20th

The opening celebration of the free exhibit “Joseph Hannig and the German Texans” will be from 2 – 4 PM on Saturday, October 20th. The exhibit is on view until February 23, 2014. The Museum is located at 411 E. Fifth Street in Brush Square next to the Austin Convention Center and the Metro station. (see map below)

Dickinson Painting - Messenger of the AlamoThere will be a short welcome speech by the exhibit curator and costumed actors playing Susanna Dickinson, survivor of the Alamo, and her husband Joseph Hannig, a prominent German Austin furniture maker!

Following the speeches, there will be two hours of German music and fun in the courtyard. Music will be provided by the Polkadillos. There are lots of kids’ activities too.

For more information, call the Museum at 512-974-3830. The exhibit remains on view until February, 2014. Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, Noon to 5 PM. Free admission.

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